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You searched for: all documents; Era: 1980s–2000s: Globalization and Islamic Resurgence; Country: Syria sorted by relevance.
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  1. Nusayris (Subject Entry)

    See Alawis ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  2. Alawite (Subject Entry)

    See Alawis ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  3. Alevis (Subject Entry)

    See Alawis ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  4. Khalidi (Subject Entry)

    See Naqshbandi, Khalid al- ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  5. Assassins (Subject Entry)

    See Nizaris ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  6. Damascus (Subject Entry)

    Capital of the Arab Republic of Syria. Cosmopolitan metropolis of very ancient origins; has been a major center of Islamic culture ever since its ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  7. Islamic Liberation Party (Subject Entry)

    See Hizb al-Tahrir al-Islami ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  8. Alawiyyah (Subject Entry)

    See Alawi Dynasty ; Alawis ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  9. Hizb ut-Tahrir (Subject Entry)

    See Hizb al-Tahrīr al-Islāmī . ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

  10. Druze (Subject Entry)

    Millenarian offshoot of Ismaili Shiism, founded by Hamzah ibn Ali , a Persian missionary, in the tenth century in Cairo. Named for the eleventh-century ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  11. Nizaris (Subject Entry)

    One of two branches of Ismaili Shiis (the other is the Mustalis). The Ismailis split in 1094 over the succesion to the Fatimid caliphate. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  12. Hanbali School of Law (Subject Entry)

    Islamic school of legal thought (madhhab) whose origins are attributed to Ahmad ibn Hanbal in ninth-century Baghdad. The official school in Saudi Arabia and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  13. Qadari Tariqah (Subject Entry)

    Sufi order founded posthumously by followers of Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani (Gilani) in fourteenth-century Damascus. Hanbali in legal orientation. Spread throughout Sub-Saharan Africa and the ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  14. Shafii School of Law (Subject Entry)

    School of Islamic law founded by Muhammad ibn Idris ibn al-Abbas ibn Uthman ibn Shafii in the eighth century. Prominent in Egypt, Palestine, and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  15. Shahrur, Muhammad (Biography)

    Syrian engineer and author of works on the Quran and Islamic jurisprudence, of which the best-known is his 1990 book Al-kitab wa'l-Quran: Qiraa muasira ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  16. Muslim Brotherhood in Syria (Subject Entry)

    Islamic revivalist organization founded in the 1930s by Syrian students familiar with Hasan al-Banna 's ideas. Its earliest goals were to spread Muslim education ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  17. Nahdah (Subject Entry)

    Renaissance. Commonly refers to the revival of Arabic literature and culture in the Levant and Egypt from the mid-nineteenth century to World War I. ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  18. Islamic Jihad of Palestine (Subject Entry)

    Like HAMAS, operates primarily in Palestine and the occupied territories with the objective of establishing an autonomous Palestinian state, although it is also active ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  19. Alawis (Subject Entry)

    Secretive Shii school of thought located in a mountain range in northwestern Syria. Believe in the absolute oneness of God and that God appeared ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

  20. Arab Socialism (Subject Entry)

    In the Arab context, defined as state-sponsored economic development, as manifested in Nasserism and Baathism as state ideologies of Egypt in the 1950s and ...

    Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

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